On September 1, 2022, the CDC really helpful use of up to date (bivalent) COVID-19 booster photographs for higher coverage in opposition to COVID-19 Omicron variants. The up to date Moderna booster is permitted for other folks ages 18 years and older. The up to date Pfizer booster is permitted for other folks ages 12 years and older. Within the coming weeks, CDC expects to counsel up to date COVID-19 boosters for different pediatric teams.
Persons are eligible to obtain the brand new bivalent booster dose if it’s been no less than two months since they finished a number one vaccine collection or won their most up-to-date booster dose.
The unique (monovalent) Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are not licensed as booster doses for people 12 years and older. The unique Pfizer vaccine stays really helpful as a booster for youngsters ages 5 to 11.
Doses of the up to date booster vaccines are being shipped to the states and are anticipated to be to be had in a while. The Cambridge Public Well being Division will supply additional info to citizens because it turns into to be had. We urge all citizens to get boosted with the brand new booster when to be had to be absolutely safe in opposition to Covid-19 sickness.